Member snapshot, winter 2004
From M, winter 2004
Jim ClausenU of M Degrees: B.S. '63, M.S. '65 Currently: UMAA Volunteer of the Year; president of the Institute of Technology Alumni Society; board member of the Rochester Area Alumni and Friends of the University of Minnesota; chair of a fund-raising campaign for the University of Minnesota, Rochester; vice-chair of the Greater Rochester Area University Center; has endowed two scholarships. UMAA Member since: 1981 An anonymous donor provided Clausen a four-year scholarship to the University in the late 1950s. "Somebody saw that I had a need and helped," he says. "That left me with the feeling of wanting to give back." Clausen writes about the anonymous donor in his biography, which is given to the recipients of his own scholarship.